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Car parks

The free of charge car parks we operate are:

Chapel Street

Cleator Moor
Market Square
Jacktrees Road
Church Street
Rear Main Street
Keekle Terrace

Beck Bottom, Hensingham
Main Street, Hensingham

Frizington Road

Distington, Parton and Pica
Main Street (all)

Millom, Haverigg and Bootle
Lancashire Road, Millom
Lord Street, Millom
Main Street, Haverigg
Church Lane, Bootle

Smithy Brow
Moor Head

The permit holder only car parks we operate are:

Civic Hall

The pay-and-display car parks we operate are:

School House Lane
Senhouse Street
Whitehaven Sports Centre
The Beacon Museum
North Shore
Copeland Centre (weekends only)
The Ginns (weekends only and free)

Beck Green
Chapel Street

St Bees
St Bees Foreshore


View a list of the hourly rates for the car parks.

You can pay for your parking by phone using the MiPermit system. This also allows you to extend your stay without returning to your car. Please click here for more details. You can also still pay with coins or a card.

There are a number of bays that are reserved for permit-holders that should not be used by other visitors.

Monthy and annual permits are available for Sports Centre and Civic Hall (Whitehaven) and Chapel Street (Egremont). A seven-day permit is also available for St Bees Foreshore. Further details are available on both permit schemes.

Parking fines

We enforce parking violations in our own car parks. You can pay a parking fine, or lodge an appeal against a parking fine.